If you use a common log, awstats_will suggest changing it to the NCSA combined/XLF/ELF format (you can use your own custom log format but this predefined log format is often the best choice and makes setup easier).
If you answer yes, awstats_will modify your httpd.conf, changing the following directive: from Custom Log /yourlogpath/yourlogfile common to Custom Log /yourlogpath/yourlogfile combined See the Apache manual for more information on this directive (possibly installed on your server as
To be sure the log format change is effective, go to your homepage.
This is an example of the type of records you should see inserted in your new log file after Apache was restarted: 62.1 - - [dd/mmm/yyyy:hh:mm:ss 0000] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 1234 " "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)" D) awstats_will ask you for a name for the configuration profile file.
Awstats is a powerful statistics tool and it is a built-in component on plesk panel, you can active awstats by choosing it at website settings.
Please we aware that there are lots of other places cron jobs can live.(if you use a package provided with a Linux distribution or Windows installer, step 1 might have already been done; if you don't know, you can run this step again) After downloading and extracting the AWStats package, you should run the awstats_script to do several setup actions.You will find it in the AWStats tools directory (If using the Windows installer, the script is automatically launched): A) awstats_tries to determine your current log format from your Apache web server configuration file (it asks for the path if not found).When this plugin is not installed in Plesk AWStats, you won't be able to check the geographical traffic statistics.In this article, we'll show you the steps to install the geoip country plugin in Plesk AWStats.